Eating More Fat Can Help You Lose Weight

To burn fat, you need to eat fat – the good kind, of course. Fats play an important role in weight management. Photos: 123rf.com For a long time, we were all told to shun fat and supermarkets responded with shelves upon shelves of products with the “fat-free” label emblazoned on it. However, you’ll be making a big fat mistake by avoiding this ...

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The Supplements That Help Your Fitness (and the Ones That Don’t)

New year, new supplement routine? If you’ve started 2018 with a diet or exercise plan that involves vitamins, herbs, shakes, or pills, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) has a message for you: Check the research first. Not all weight-loss supplements or fitness supplements have been shown to work, experts say, and some may even be dangerous. To help out curious consumers, ...

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4 Reasons to Buy More of Your Fruits and Veggies Frozen

Stocking your freezer with produce can help you get your five servings a day—every day. When it comes to buying fruits and veggies, fresh is always best, right? Well, not necessarily. While I’m a big fan of fresh produce, I’m also serious about helping people fit in at least five servings of fruits and veggies per day, every day. And I’ve found that when my ...

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5 Dishes You Should Avoid (and the 5 You Should Order) at Sushi Restaurants

This article originally appeared on CookingLight.com.  Sushi can be one of the healthiest options when dining out. A mix of omega-3-rich fish, whole grains, and fresh vegetables leave little room for error—right? Wrong. As virtuous as the popular Japanese delicacy can be, sushi can easily turn into a major calorie and sodium bomb.   The official recommendation for seafood consumption ...

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The Best Sports Bras for Big Breasts

These amazing sports bras that are easy to get on, offer stellar support and, most importantly, are still cute! Unfortunately, the bounce factor for bustier women can be an exercise deterrent. Who wants to go for a run or knock out burpees when every hop, skip, and jump leads to pure pain? In fact, we’re pretty sure we all have ...

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15 Supplement Ingredients With Serious Health Risks

Think cancer, cardiac arrest, liver damage, and more. Despite their popularity in pharmacies, health food stores, and even hospitals, over-the-counter dietary supplements are not regulated in a way that ensures their safety and efficacy, says a new article published today by Consumer Reports. These products have the potential to be contaminated with dangerous bacteria or to differ widely from what their labels ...

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Should You Cut Nightshade Veggies From Your Diet?

As a sports nutritionist who works with pro athletes, I fully expected to be bombarded with questions after Tom Brady and Gisele Bündchen’s personal chef told Boston.com all about the power couple’s strict diet. But instead, most of my clients had just one question: “Why don’t they eat nightshades?” Even if you’re not familiar with the term “nightshades,” you’re probably very familiar the produce that falls into this category. Think tomatoes, ...

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6 Halloween-Themed Foods You Really Should Be Afraid Of

You already know that candy isn’t the best, but dipping into your kids’ stash won’t totally derail you. Here are six things that can really come back to haunt you! You already know that candy is laden with processed sugar and artificial additives, but indulging in a few of your favorite goodies on Halloween night won’t totally derail you. What ...

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Fitness-Inspired Halloween Costumes – Health

Do you have a costume yet? Don’t worry. Health staffers have you covered with seven last-minute, costumes you can throw together using gear you already have. Between work and workouts October has been pretty hectic. Suddenly, as you absentmindedly flip past Hocus Pocus on your TV, you remember: Oh right, Halloween is this weekend! The kids have costumes, but do ...

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